Fortune Fruit Orchard is located high about Lake Dunstan, Cromwell Central Otago where you will find the finest and firmest cherries south of the equator. Cromwell is located on the junction between Queenstown and Wanaka on State highway 8.

Postal address

Fortune Fruit Company Ltd
P.O Box 108
Cromwell 9342
New Zealand

Physical address

Top of Sugar Loaf Drive
Lowburn Valley
Cromwell 9342
New Zealand


For all admin enquires please contact

All other Orchard Enquires please contact Tim or Hugh:

Hugh Dendy - Director/Owner

Tim Paulin - Orchard manager

Travel distances:

  • Cromwell to Alexandra 30 km
  • Cromwell to Wanaka 53.5 Km
  • Cromwell to Queenstown 60 km

The 45th South parallel south runs just below the orchard, a short climb from the highway up the Sugar Loaf Drive leads you to a beautiful photo opportunity and a loop track, one of the best views for photos.

Central Otago

Cromwell · Lowburn · New Zealand · Area Information

Located in the southern half of the South Island, Central Otago is breathtakingly different with vast undulating landscapes, rugged snow-capped mountains, clear blue rivers, deep gorges and tussock-clad hills.


Cherry Work

Job Types · Min Requirements · Employment Dates · Immigration

Thank you to everyone who helped with the last season. For next year, if you are an experienced cherry picker or packer (or someone who has what it takes to become one), we welcome your application.

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